The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 40 76 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 7.86% 14.81% 13.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 46.63% 28.88%
Number of salaries quoted 33 63 59
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,800 £50,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
Linux
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
120 163 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 23.58% 31.77% 48.17%
Number of salaries quoted 77 121 128
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Linux
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Bracknell region.

Linux Salary Trend in Bracknell

Linux
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 54 (44.26%) UNIX
2 45 (36.89%) Windows
2 45 (36.89%) Degree
3 36 (29.51%) Firewall
4 32 (26.23%) TCP/IP
5 30 (24.59%) SQL
6 29 (23.77%) Computer Science
7 27 (22.13%) Oracle
7 27 (22.13%) C++
8 24 (19.67%) VMware
9 23 (18.85%) Software Engineering
9 23 (18.85%) C
9 23 (18.85%) Cisco
10 18 (14.75%) MySQL
10 18 (14.75%) Oracle Database
11 17 (13.93%) WAN
12 16 (13.11%) Active Directory
13 15 (12.30%) Web Services
13 15 (12.30%) Java
14 14 (11.48%) J2EE
14 14 (11.48%) JBoss
14 14 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (10.66%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (10.66%) Incident Management
15 13 (10.66%) SAN
15 13 (10.66%) Nagios
15 13 (10.66%) Opscode Chef
16 12 (9.84%) Amazon ELB
16 12 (9.84%) Amazon RDS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (11.48%) JBoss
2 12 (9.84%) Tomcat
3 11 (9.02%) MS Exchange
4 8 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (5.74%) Apache
6 5 (4.10%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (2.46%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (4.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.74%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (5.74%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.84%) Amazon SQS
2 12 (9.84%) Amazon ELB
2 12 (9.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 12 (9.84%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (9.84%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 36 (29.51%) Firewall
2 32 (26.23%) TCP/IP
3 17 (13.93%) WAN
4 13 (10.66%) SAN
5 12 (9.84%) SSL
5 12 (9.84%) LAN
5 12 (9.84%) HTTP
5 12 (9.84%) OpenVPN
6 11 (9.02%) Kerberos
6 11 (9.02%) LDAP
6 11 (9.02%) FTP
7 8 (6.56%) Network Security
8 7 (5.74%) OSPF
8 7 (5.74%) BGP
9 6 (4.92%) MPLS
9 6 (4.92%) NAS
10 5 (4.10%) Software-Defined Networking
10 5 (4.10%) WLAN
11 4 (3.28%) DNS
12 3 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.75%) MySQL
1 18 (14.75%) Oracle Database
2 12 (9.84%) Redis
2 12 (9.84%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (8.20%) Oracle Exadata
3 10 (8.20%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.38%) Oracle OLAP
4 9 (7.38%) OLAP
4 9 (7.38%) OLTP
5 8 (6.56%) SQL Server
6 7 (5.74%) Oracle Discoverer
6 7 (5.74%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (5.74%) Essbase
6 7 (5.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (5.74%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (4.92%) RDBMS
8 5 (4.10%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.46%) DB2
9 3 (2.46%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (3.28%) GNU Toolchain
3 2 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.64%) Hudson
4 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 9 (7.38%) Retail
2 4 (3.28%) Legal
3 2 (1.64%) Advertising
3 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (24.59%) Software Engineer
2 29 (23.77%) Support Engineer
3 16 (13.11%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (11.48%) Graduate
5 12 (9.84%) C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (9.84%) Linux Support
5 12 (9.84%) C Software Engineer
5 12 (9.84%) Linux Support Engineer
6 11 (9.02%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 10 (8.20%) Technical Support Engineer
7 10 (8.20%) Technical Engineer
7 10 (8.20%) Technical Support
7 10 (8.20%) Architect
8 9 (7.38%) DBA
8 9 (7.38%) Integration Engineer
9 8 (6.56%) QA Engineer
9 8 (6.56%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (6.56%) Test Engineer
9 8 (6.56%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (6.56%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.30%) Web Services
2 14 (11.48%) J2EE
3 10 (8.20%) Servlets
4 9 (7.38%) JDBC
4 9 (7.38%) J2SE
5 7 (5.74%) XML
6 6 (4.92%) JSP
6 6 (4.92%) Hibernate
6 6 (4.92%) JPA
7 5 (4.10%) Spring
7 5 (4.10%) HTML
8 4 (3.28%) .NET
8 4 (3.28%) POSIX
9 3 (2.46%) CSS
10 1 (0.82%) Flash
10 1 (0.82%) Middleware
10 1 (0.82%) JMS
10 1 (0.82%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.82%) Spring MVC
10 1 (0.82%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.77%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.02%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.38%) Data Structures
4 9 (7.38%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (5.74%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.28%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.46%) Replication
7 3 (2.46%) IPTV
8 2 (1.64%) Open Source
8 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.82%) Statistics
9 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.82%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 54 (44.26%) UNIX
2 45 (36.89%) Windows
3 14 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (10.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (9.84%) Amazon Linux
6 11 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (5.74%) Android
8 7 (5.74%) Apple iOS
8 7 (5.74%) Debian
8 7 (5.74%) Solaris
9 5 (4.10%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.64%) CentOS
10 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.85%) Software Engineering
2 13 (10.66%) Incident Management
3 11 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (7.38%) Performance Management
4 9 (7.38%) Data Mapping
4 9 (7.38%) ITIL
4 9 (7.38%) Workflow
4 9 (7.38%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (6.56%) ETL
5 8 (6.56%) TOGAF
6 7 (5.74%) Software Testing
6 7 (5.74%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.92%) Mentoring
7 6 (4.92%) Network Design
7 6 (4.92%) Product Management
7 6 (4.92%) OO
7 6 (4.92%) Project Management
7 6 (4.92%) OOD
7 6 (4.92%) Benchmarking
8 5 (4.10%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.59%) SQL
2 27 (22.13%) C++
3 23 (18.85%) C
4 15 (12.30%) Java
5 11 (9.02%) PL/SQL
6 9 (7.38%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.74%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.92%) Perl
9 5 (4.10%) Python
9 5 (4.10%) JavaScript
10 4 (3.28%) Ruby
11 3 (2.46%) PHP
12 2 (1.64%) C#
12 2 (1.64%) Korn
Qualifications
1 45 (36.89%) Degree
2 7 (5.74%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.28%) CCNA
6 1 (0.82%) CCDA
6 1 (0.82%) ISEB
6 1 (0.82%) CISSP
6 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.82%) RHCE
6 1 (0.82%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.82%) PhD
6 1 (0.82%) CCIE
6 1 (0.82%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.84%) VMware ESX
2 12 (9.84%) Hyper-V
3 11 (9.02%) NFS
3 11 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.56%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.82%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (10.66%) Nagios
1 13 (10.66%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (9.84%) logstash
3 7 (5.74%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (3.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (2.46%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.46%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.82%) Ansible
7 1 (0.82%) Puppet
7 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.82%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.82%) SCCM
7 1 (0.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (22.13%) Oracle
2 24 (19.67%) VMware
3 23 (18.85%) Cisco
4 11 (9.02%) Microsoft
4 11 (9.02%) Juniper
4 11 (9.02%) CheckPoint
5 8 (6.56%) HP
6 7 (5.74%) Hyperion
6 7 (5.74%) IBM
7 6 (4.92%) Symantec
7 6 (4.92%) Blue Coat
7 6 (4.92%) Fortinet
7 6 (4.92%) F5
8 5 (4.10%) Nokia
8 5 (4.10%) Citrix
9 4 (3.28%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.46%) Sun
11 2 (1.64%) Dell
11 2 (1.64%) M86 Security
11 2 (1.64%) Trustwave
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